| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.
Some California lawmakers worry that California is losing too many businesses to other states.
State Sens. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) evidently worry that we're not...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:03 PM
In a matter of hours, and barring an unforeseeable last-minute legal change, the state of Oklahoma will execute two men for unrelated murders. What links the two condemned men has been their fight to know the full details — including the source...
| Mar 28, 2014
Re "Bring on supply-side economics," Opinion, March 23
To quote Ronald Reagan, "There you go again." Ideologues like Brad Schiller tout supply-side economics once again as a possible cure for our economic woes.
Economists teach us about "supply and...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Allstate Corp. Chief Executive Tom Wilson had total compensation of $18.7 million in 2013, up 9.5 percent from the previous year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
“An increase in overall premiums and a 24.3 percent...
| Apr 13, 2014
Re "GOP filibusters vote on equal pay for women," April 10
The GOP definitely wasn't kidding when, on the eve of President Obama's first inauguration, its leaders vowed in their own patriotic way to unequivocally oppose absolutely everything he...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:47 PM
James P. Torgerson, chief executive of The United Illuminating Co. and its parent company, took home more money last year than he did in 2012, according to regulatory filings.
In 2013, Torgerson made $3.8 million in his salary, incentive pay, stock...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Patrick J. Dempsey, head of Barnes Group Inc., an aerospace manufacturer and distribution firm, made $2.21 million last year, according to federal filings.
The top paid executive at the firm, though, was Gregory F. Milzcik, the chief executive who...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:41 PM
MetLife Chairman and CEO Steven A. Kandarian was compensated $7.27 million last year, down 19 percent from the $8.96 million pay package he received in 2012, according to documents filed Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:21 PM
There's cash in trash. When it comes to the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority, that truism takes on new meaning.
The CRRA, a quasi-public agency created 40 years ago, collects trash from 75 towns and cities and turns it into electricity at four...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hospital CEOs' pay isn't linked to their hospital's benefit to the community. Nor is it linked to the quality of care the hospital provides, a new study found.
Instead, the chief executive officers, or CEOs, tended to earn...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
We've got problems. Our economy has stagnated; unemployment is high; we have an almost inconceivable amount of national debt; and our elected officials are fighting among themselves. What we need are some good solutions. What's to blame for this mess?...